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  • Chamber beats back anti-fracking policiesJune 8, 2016

    By JOHN SICILIANO

    The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is targeting the anti-fossil fuel policies of Democratic presidential candidates and environmental groups by releasing a report Tuesday that shows the U.S. is more secure due to fracking.

    “In this era of an increasingly extreme ‘keep it in the ground’ movement, it is important to recognize that the shale revolution has made America almost 25 percent more secure than it was in 1980, reducing our risks across a variety of metrics,” said Karen Harbert, the president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Institute for 21st Century Energy.

    “It’s vitally important that we don’t squander our energy advantage through bad policy choices,” Harbert added.

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